Golden Bears win district opener
RUTHVEN—Bishop Garrigan did not get a hit until the top of the seventh inning, but pitcher Marcus Plathe did not let that bother him. The senior right-hander pitched the black-and-gold to a 3-1 Class 1A district opening victory over Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire.
The contest was played on Saturday, July 11. The teams combined for just four hits as the pitchers in the game fanned a total of 18 batters.
The Golden Bears improved to 4-10 on the year and advanced to play Alta-Aurelia in the next round Tuesday night, while Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire finished the shortened 2020 season with a mark of 4-6.
Get more Golden Bears reports in the July 16 Kossuth County Advance.